4 Ways To Create A Proposal She Will Brag About

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4 Ways to Create a Proposal She Will Brag About

Marvin Velazquez

Written by: Marvin Velazquez

Marvin Velazquez

Marvin Velazquez is a proposal planner at The Heart Bandits, a marriage proposal planning company that offers customized proposal ideas, complete proposal planning and all-inclusive proposal packages. For more information about The Heart Bandits, visit http://www.theheartbandits.com.

Edited by: Amber Brooks

Amber Brooks

Amber Brooks is the Editor-in-Chief at DatingAdvice.com. When she was growing up, her family teased her for being "boy crazy," but she preferred to think of herself as a budding dating expert. As an English major in college, Amber honed her communication skills to write clearly, knowledgeably, and passionately about a variety of subjects. Now with over 1,600 lifestyle articles to her name, Amber brings her tireless wit and relatable experiences to DatingAdvice.com.

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Like it or not, the elaborate proposals that appear on social media are here to stay.

Engaged women (and men too) love to share the romantic details of their marriage proposal, and many are now extra flashy and grand.

The standards for proposals have been raised. You can either do something she will love to brag about (he proposed in a hot air balloon), or you can do something she will be embarrassed to mention (he was on the couch next to me and didn’t get down on one knee).

It can take some planning to create a great marriage proposal. Just make sure to keep several things in mind.

1. Make the proposal about her.

As a proposal planner, one thing I always tell my clients is they must make sure the proposal is all about her.

If you love hiking and she prefers staying indoors, you shouldn’t propose at the top of a long hike. Think about her likes and her favorite places to be.

If you make the proposal all about her, she will feel enamored because you took the effort to make her feel special.

2. Add elements of romance.

Romance to some guys may seem like a foreign language but it’s really not that hard.

There are certain things that are always romantic and if you incorporate these things into your proposal, you will be set.

Try adding flowers, candles, a violinist, and personalized love notes. Create a main theme to your proposal, such as a day at the park, then add these elements to create a natural flow with romance.

“If you make the proposal about

her, she will feel enamored.”

3. Create surprise AND anticipation.

Most guys want to create a surprise proposal. However, sometimes they go too far in thinking if they do something out of their norm, she will know it’s leading to the proposal and the surprise will be ruined.

I guarantee you even if she does suspect a proposal, she will never truly know until you actually do it.

The fact she suspects it will only add anticipation to the moment and will make the actual proposal even more meaningful.

Try to go for the surprise element, but don’t worry if she suspects it because it will only add to the final moment when her doubts turn into certainty.

4. Document your proposal.

Because social media is so large now and everyone loves sharing, you should absolutely document your proposal.

Either photo or video will work. Perhaps hire a photographer for the day or put a friend or family member in charge of recording it. Now you will have something to share right away and will have a nice keepsake to reminisce on for years to come.

Guys, are you planning on proposing soon? How are you going to make it a wonderful marriage proposal that will mean something to her?

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